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New York bans oversized sugary drinks to fight obesity


September 14th, 2012 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 14 (IANS) New York City has passed the first US ban on large-size sodas and other sugary drinks sold in restaurants and other eateries in a measure ... Read more...

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Isabella, Jayden most popular baby names in New York


August 30th, 2012 - 8:44 am ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 30 (IANS) Isabella and Jayden have become the most popular baby names in New York City for the third year in a row, Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced.Among ... Read more...

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New York gunman kills one; shot dead (Third Lead)


August 24th, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 24 (IANS) A disgruntled former employee of a firm inside the Empire State Building in New York Friday shot a former male co-worker in the head in ... Read more...

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Let Sikhs wear turban, beard: New York official


August 13th, 2012 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 13 (IANS) In the wake of the tragic Wisconsin gurdwara shooting, a senior New York City official has asked Mayor Michael Bloomberg to allow Sikh police officers ... Read more...

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Environmental factors behind bulging waistlines


June 15th, 2012 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 15 (IANS) Bulging waistlines may have more to do with collective behaviour than genetics or individual choices, according to a new study. The research team, led by City ... Read more...

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New York unveils digital map to help job seekers


May 16th, 2012 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 16 (IANS) New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has unveiled an online map aimed at helping job applicants find employment in local technical and digital media businesses.The ... Read more...

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Indian diplomat’s daughter sues New York City


May 8th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 8 (IANS) The daughter of an Indian diplomat has filed a $1.5 million suit against New York City over her arrest on cyberbullying charges - but her ... Read more...

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Lady Gaga to lead new year’s countdown


December 29th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 29 (IANS) Pop star Lady Gaga has been chosen to lead New Year's Eve countdown in New York's Times Square this year.The 25-year-old, who was born and ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

New Yorkers’ life expectancy at all-time high


December 28th, 2011 - 6:32 am ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 28 (IANS) New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced Tuesday that babies born in the city in 2009 have the record high life expectancy of 80.6 years, ... Read more...

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New York City had over 50 mn tourists in 2011


December 21st, 2011 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 21 (IANS) New York's "quality of life" led around 50.2 million tourists to visit the city this year, Mayor Michael Bloomberg has said."Five and half years ago, ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Facebook to embark on a hiring spree next year


December 5th, 2011 - 7:43 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Dec 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Unemployed Americans are excited following reports that social networking site Facebook will embark on a hiring spree next year. The company announced on Friday that they ... Read more...

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New York police arrest ‘al-Qaeda sympathizer’ who plotted bombing campaign


November 21st, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- New York City police officers on Saturday afternoon arrested an 'al-Qaeda sympathizer' who was allegedly plotting to bomb police patrols and American soldiers, officials announced during a ... Read more...

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‘Lone wolf’ terror plotter arrested in New York


November 21st, 2011 - 10:46 am ICT by IANS
New York, Nov 21 (IANS) A "lone wolf Al Qaeda sympathiser" who plotted to bomb police cars and postal facilities in Manhattan as also US soldiers was arrested as he ... Read more...

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Evicted occupiers return to NYK park; 100 arrested


November 16th, 2011 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Nov 16 (IANS) A New York Park where the Occupy Wall Street movement was born two months ago reopened hours after a judge upheld the protesters' eviction and ... Read more...

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Occupy protesters evicted from New York park


November 15th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Nov 15 (IANS) Police in full riot gear moved into New York's Zuccotti Park early Tuesday, evicting hundreds of protesters from the site where the Occupy Wall Street ... Read more...

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New York won’t tolerate Wall Street violence: Mayor


November 6th, 2011 - 2:25 am ICT by IANS
New York, Nov 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has said the city authorities would not allow the violence that swept Oakland to be repeated in New York.In ... Read more...

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Occupying Wall Street will topple capitalism: Iranian leader


October 13th, 2011 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Oct 13 (IANS/AKI) Demonstrations against Wall Street will "topple Western capitalism", Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said Wednesday."The anti Wall Street protests are very important and their significance ... Read more...

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Around 700 people arrested for taking part in the Wall Street protests


October 3rd, 2011 - 7:29 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Oct 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) About 700 protesters were arrested over the weekend following mass protests in the United States in solidarity with the protests in Wall Street. Protesters say they ... Read more...

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9/11 memorial in New York opens to public


September 13th, 2011 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 12 (IANS) The National September 11 Memorial here was opened to the public Monday, a decade after the 2001 terror attacks that brought down the World Trade ... Read more...

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US President Barack Obama read the psalm 46 at 9/11 anniversary


September 13th, 2011 - 12:06 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sept 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Pesident Barack Obama defiled the directive by New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg at the 9/11 memorial when he read scriptures from the Bible. Ahead of the ... Read more...

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10th anniversary of 9/11 attack marked by 911 memorial


September 12th, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sept 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The United States marked the 10th anniversary of the worst terrorist attack in the country’s history on Sunday. More than 3,000 people were killed and several ... Read more...

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US remembers the day that changed their lives


September 12th, 2011 - 1:35 am ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 11 (IANS) A moment of silence fell across America Sunday as the nation remembered the horror of the 9/11 terror attacks that killed 2,977 people, including ... Read more...

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Future 9/11 ceremonies may not include reading of names


September 11th, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 11 (IANS) The solemn reading by family members of the names of the people who died in the Sep 11, 2001 terror attacks may be discontinued at ... Read more...

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US reveals ‘credible but unconfirmed’ terror threat


September 9th, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 9 (IANS) US officials say they have "specific, credible but unconfirmed" information about a potential Al Qaeda threat against the country coinciding with the 10th anniversary of the ... Read more...

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Religion-based protection for workers in New York


September 3rd, 2011 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 3 (IANS) New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has signed into law a bill initiated by the Sikh Coalition to significantly enhance religion-based protections for employees working ... Read more...

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Bloombito, the alter ego of NY mayor on Twitter


August 31st, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 31 (IANS/EFE) A new Twitter account that makes fun of Michael Bloomberg's struggles with Spanish has become so popular that even the New York mayor has not ... Read more...

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Hurricane Irene slams US, millions brace for storm’s fury (Lead)


August 27th, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 27 (IANS) A somewhat weakened but still ferocious, Hurricane Irene slammed into the North Carolina coast Saturday, starting its northward march up the US east coast threatening ... Read more...

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Hurricane Irene hits US coastal areas


August 27th, 2011 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 27 (IANS/EFE) Hurricane Irene began to slam the Atlantic coast of the US with heavy rain and ocean swells, with winds of 155 km per hour and ... Read more...

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NYC Mayor Bloomberg to preside over gay wedding


July 8th, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, July 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg will officiate a gay marriage which will take place on the 24th of July. The marriage will be between ... Read more...

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New York Senate legalizes same-sex marriage in historic vote


June 25th, 2011 - 9:44 am ICT by BNO News
ALBANY (BNO NEWS) -- The New York Senate on late Friday evening voted to legalize same-sex marriage in the nation's third-most populous state. The bill passed 33-29."Today's passage in the New York ... Read more...

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Two terror suspects arrested in New York


May 13th, 2011 - 3:04 am ICT by IANS
New York, May 13 (IANS) Police in New York have arrested two men suspected of plotting terror attacks in the city, said Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Xinhua reported.The arrests were ... Read more...

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Statement by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Bin laden’s death


May 2nd, 2011 - 10:58 am ICT by BNO News
DALLAS (BNO NEWS) -- New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg on early Monday morning released the following statement on the death of al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden."After September 11, 2001, we gave ... Read more...

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Drop ‘birther issue’, says Mayor Bloomberg to Trump


April 25th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 25 (ANI): New York city mayor Michael Bloomberg has asked Donald Trump to stop raising the 'birther' issue and to focus on other important issues.Businessman Trump has become famous for ... Read more...

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Bill Clinton calls old Times Square filled with hookers as ‘romantic’


April 15th, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 15 (ANI): Former US President Bill Clinton has described the early New York's Times Square, when it was a crime-ridden danger zone filled with prostitutes and crooks, as "romantic and ... Read more...

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Ground Zero mosque opponents say location should be preserved to ’show what happened there’


March 16th, 2011 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 16 (ANI): Opponents of the proposed "Ground Zero Mosque" in Manhattan moved the court on Tuesday arguing that the location of the proposed plan should be rather preserved as ... Read more...

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